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The Bonobo WS is the highest-tier notebook available from System76 and features the latest from Intel and NVIDIA. (Source: System76)

Linux on Kaby Lake: System76 now offers 7th generation Intel CPUs and NVIDIA GTX 10-series GPUs

System76 sells laptops running Ubuntu, an open-source Linux distribution. The company has recently started selling modern notebooks with Kaby Lake CPUs and the latest graphics cards from NVIDIA.
The GPD Pocket will be available in Ubundu and Windows variants. (Source: GPD)

7-inch subnotebook GPD Pocket starts crowdfunding February 15

GPD has released more details on their ultra-mobile PC, the GPD Pocket. The Kickstarter campaign will open on February 15th.
Lenovo: Even more details about Yoga 720 with Quad-Core-CPUs and GeForce 1050 leaked

Lenovo: Even more details about Yoga 720 with Quad-Core-CPUs and GeForce 1050 leaked

A few days ago, the first details about two new Yoga convertible laptops emerged. Now, even more details and specifications were leaked, thanks to the manufacturer Lenovo, who put the product-sites online a bit too early.
Putting high-TDP components like quad-core CPUs and top-tier GPUs into a thin metal case makes avoiding thermal issues quite difficult. (Source: Razer)

Specializing in Razer laptops, enthusiast repairman aims to fix what Razer can't

If you have a Razer laptop that's broken and out of warranty, you might have an option other than paying US$700 for an out-of-warranty repair from the company: Brenden Henry is a computer enthusiast who grew up fixing phones, but now specializes in fixing issues with Razer's laptops.
Lenovo IdeaPad 710S Plus (Core i7) Subnotebook Review

86% Lenovo IdeaPad 710S Plus (Core i7) Subnotebook Review

Mobile multimedia. Stylish, compact, light, and versatile. Sounds good, doesn't it? While most subnotebooks live the life of an office machine, the multimedia-suitable 710S refresh allows playing an occasional game. Our test clarifies if the newcomer can tread in the big footsteps of its predecessor.
Intel Core i7-7500U | NVIDIA GeForce 940MX | 13.3" | 1.1 kg
The Cube i35 will have a 3000 x 2000 resolution panel. (Source: Cube)

Cube's upcoming i35 notebook sports a 3000 x 2000 resolution screen

The Cube i35 will have a high-res screen but low-powered processor. Intel's Core M3-7Y30 CPU sits at the heart of the thin-and-light but may not be enough to power the dense display.
The Lenovo Yoga 720 may have thinner bezels for a smaller footprint. (Source: Notebook Italia)

Lenovo Yoga 720 leaked on Notebook Italia

The leak states that the Lenovo Yoga 720 may have a Kaby Lake CPU and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050.
Lenovo's new ThinkPad P51, P51s, and P70 are outfitted with the latest NVIDIA Quadro GPUs. (Source: Lenovo)

Lenovo updates ThinkPad workstation line with P71, P51, and P51s

Lenovo has refreshed their ThinkPad Workstations. The P51s is a thin-and-light workstation class notebook, the P51 now has a 4K screen with 100% color gamut coverage, and the P71 is a VR-ready workhorse.
Satechi USB-C Power Meter accessory for USB Type-C charging devices

Satechi releases a new USB-C Power Meter

This handy accessory allows its users to test the output parameters of their chargers and provides information about their safety, effectiveness, and USB Type-C compatibility.
Toshiba Encore 2 Write Windows tablet, Windows 10 light version apparently in the works

Microsoft apparently working on a light Windows 10 version

This unconfirmed Windows 10 variant is expected to target lightweight devices similar to the Surface RT. As rumors claim, the new operating system could be the desktop Windows 10 Cloud with CShell modularity.
The KDE Slimbook can be configured with an Intel Core i5 or i7 processor and will run KDE's flavor of Linux. (Source: Slimbook)

Slimbook releases notebook running KDE Linux

KDE and Slimbook have partnered to released the KDE Slimbook, a thin-and-light notebook running either the KDE Neon or KED Plasma distro of Linux.
The Toshiba Portégé X30 and Tecra X40 are new thin-and-light business notebooks coming soon from Toshiba. (Source: Toshiba)

Toshiba introduces new Portégé X30 and Tecra X40

The new devices are targeting business consumers looking for a durable thin-and-light notebook.
Toshiba's Portege X20W will be available with a Kaby Lake processor next month. (Source: Toshiba)

Toshiba updates Portégé and Tecra lines with Kaby Lake processors

Several business devices are getting bumped to Kaby Lake over the next month.
There are not many notebooks in the under-300 price range that bundle a fingerprint scanner. (Source: Onda)

Onda announces cheap 12-inch ultraportable with fingerprint sensor

Chinese manufacturer Onda has announced a 12.5-inch budget laptop that packs an Apollo Lake Celeron processor and a fingerprint sensor.
Acer announces TravelMate Spin B1 convertible

Acer announces TravelMate Spin B1 convertible

Acer's TravelMate line gains a new member: the Spin B1 is a convertible notebook with a 360-degree hinge. Targeted at education markets, the Spin B1 promises long battery life and a durable design.
HP Pavilion x360 11t T5M27AV Notebook Review

73% HP Pavilion x360 11t T5M27AV Notebook Review

Tiny Tank. HP has been busy updating their Pavilion x360 line, and today we look at the smallest member, the 11t. With a solid construction, this 11.6" convertible is as strong as a tank. Unfortunately, it also feels as slow as one.
Intel Pentium N3710 | Intel HD Graphics 405 (Braswell) | 11.6" | 1.4 kg
Will the new notebook be light enough to surpass the competition? (Source: Xiaomi)

Xiaomi is launching a notebook with magnesium-lithium chassis

Not content with the weight of the Mi Notebook Air, Xiaomi intends to outdo its previous effort with an even lighter material, but magnesium-lithium doesn't come cheap.
Seamless UI scaling between phones, tablets, Xbox, and full-sized computers is the goal. (Source: Windows Central)

Windows 10 shell update will help close the gap between Windows PCs and phones

Microsoft is allegedly planning on integrating the Windows 10 UIs for PC, mobile, Xbox, and convertibles into one "Composable Shell", allowing for a truly universal Windows OS.
The business-oriented U937/P is made from a magnesium alloy. (Source: Impress)

Fujitsu unveils 1.7-pound 13-inch notebook

Fujitsu has revealed two of the world's lightest 13-inch laptops at a launch event in Japan. The UH75/B1 weighs a scant 1.72 lbs while the U937/P weighs 1.87 lbs. The base units come with a small 25 Wh battery to reduce weight, but a 50 Wh battery is available, which will make the unit weigh just over 2 lbs.
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An XPS 15 with fingerprint scanner was on display at CES, but it seems that this feature isn't quite ready. (Source: Windows Central)

The XPS 15 9560's fingerprint scanner has gone AWOL (updated with official response from Dell)

The leaked website for the XPS 9560, specs, and CES display model all showed the update to the popular 9550 would sport a fingerprint scanner. The latest information from the company suggests that it does not currently have one, but may get the option soon.
HP ProBook 600 G3 series coming with Kaby Lake and Radeon options

HP ProBook 600 G3 series coming with Kaby Lake and Radeon options

HP will be silently updating its affordable ProBook series with new Kaby Lake 14-inch and 15.6-inch SKUs. Prices and availability have yet to be announced.
Asus unveils super-light 14-inch Asuspro B9440 business notebook

CES 2017 | Asus unveils super-light 14-inch Asuspro B9440 business notebook

The new Asuspro will be even lighter than the just-announced Lenovo X1 Carbon and will launch this March for 1200 Euros.
LG Gram updated with 60 Wh battery and Kaby Lake processor for 24 hours of autonomy

CES 2017 | LG updates the Gram family with Kaby Lake processors

No less than eight LG Gram laptops received Kaby Lake processors and DDR4 RAM, next to 256 or 512 GB SSDs. The most impressive is the 13.3-inch, 2.1-pound model with a Core i3-7100U processor and a 60 Wh battery, capable of providing 24 hours of autonomy on a single charge.
Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air ultrabook, Xiaomi India revenue exceeded $1 billion in 2016

Xiaomi India's revenue exceeded $1 billion in 2016

Back in October, Xiaomi sold over one million smartphones in India in 18 days. Now, the local division reported over $1 billion in revenue in 2016, thanks to its focus on online sales and the creation of an entire ecosystem of companion products.
The UX490UA boasts a larger screen, more ports, and Thunderbolt 3 support. (Source: Nick Statt/TheVerge)

CES 2017 | Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe is the new big brother of the ZenBook 3

Asus has debuted the ZenBook 3 Deluxe at CES 2017, featuring more ports, TB3 support, a larger screen, and improved keyboard travel.
The updated XPS 13 Convertible is equipped with Kaby Lake-Y series chips for fanless operation. (Source: Dell)

CES 2017 | Dell officially announces XPS 13 Convertible

The popular notebook line of computers from Dell gets an interesting update - the newest XPS 13 is a fanless convertible.
It's rare for a laptop as thin and light as the Pro B9440 to get MIL-STD810G testing. (Source: Asus)

CES 2017 | Asus launches thin, light, MIL-STD 14" Pro B9440 notebook for business

Asus has announced the eye-catching and ultraportable Pro B9440 notebook for business. At 2.3 pounds, Asus says it is the world's lightest 14-inch laptop.
New 2017 HP Spectre x360 15 is now thicker and more powerful

CES 2017 | New 2017 HP Spectre x360 15 is now thicker and more powerful

The Kaby Lake Spectre x360 update sacrifices size and weight for a much more capable multimedia system starting at $1279 USD.
HP EliteBook x360 is the world's thinnest 13-inch convertible

CES 2017 | HP EliteBook x360 is the world's thinnest 13-inch convertible

Users will be able to configure up to a 4K UHD display, 16 GB RAM, Core i7 Kaby Lake CPU, Sure View privacy screen, and new hardware-based security features.
Lenovo: Updated ThinkPad X1 familiy announced (X1 Carbon, X1 Yoga, X1 Tablet)

CES 2017 | Lenovo: Updated ThinkPad X1 familiy announced (X1 Carbon, X1 Yoga, X1 Tablet)

Right before the start of CES, Lenovo is announcing the new ThinkPad X1 models. The highlight: The redesigned X1 Carbon. Aside from that, X1 Yoga and X1 Tablet are also updated with the newest Kaby Lake CPUs.
Dell: XPS 13 Convertible leaks shortly before CES 2017

Dell: XPS 13 Convertible leaks shortly before CES 2017

Dells XPS 13 is a very popular and successful Ultrabook. In 2017, Dell wants to build on that success-story with a new model, the XPS 13 Convertible. This new model is supposed to take Lenovo´s Yoga and the HP Spectre x360 head-on.
Qualcomm is determined to announced details of the Snapdragon 835 processor shortly.

Qualcomm to announce detailed specs of the Snapdragon 835 at CES

Qualcomm recently tweeted, that the Snapdragon 835 processor will come into focus at the CES 2017 in Las Vegas. We are expecting to get detailed information regarding features and specs of the future flagship processor.
External GPU enclosures remain an accessory in high demand but low supply. (Source: Zotac)

Zotac to showcase TB3 graphics dock at CES

Zotac will fully unveil their own TB3 external graphics dock next week at CES. The dock should accommodate most standard-size GPUs and provides four additional USB 3.0 ports. It will utilize an internal 400W power supply.
Lenovo ThinkPad: Two subnotebooks and a convertible with Kaby Lake (X270, ThinkPad 13, Yoga 370)

Lenovo ThinkPad: Two subnotebooks and a convertible with Kaby Lake (X270, ThinkPad 13, Yoga 370)

The smaller ThinkPads are also being updated with Kaby Lake. All three, Yoga 370, X270 and ThinkPad 13 are in the 12,5" to 13,3" market-segment, which qualifies all of them as subnotebooks. One of the models, the Yoga, seems to replace two older models at the same time.
Lenovo ThinkPad: Classic ThinkPad-models with Kaby Lake announced (T470, T570, T470s, T470p, L470 & L570)

Lenovo: Classic ThinkPad-models with Kaby Lake announced (T470, T570, T470s, T470p, L470 & L570)

With the year 2016 slowly coming to its end, Lenovo has announced their new ThinkPad lineup. The classic T- and L-Series are updated with the newest Kaby Lake CPUs and also come with several other new features.
Both new Mi Notebook Air versions come without Mi Logo but with China Mobile 4G module.

Xiaomi and China Mobile present: The Mi Notebook Air 4G

Right before Christmas, Xiaomi introduced the Mi Notebook Air 4G in Xiaomi's home market China. Except for a processor upgrade on the 13.3 inch version, the machine is exactly the same as the version released in July of this year, except for an integrated LTE-module from China Mobile.
It's not just the weight that's a little lighter: the 2017 Gram looks like it may be white instead of gold. (Source: WinFuture)

Leak reveals LG Gram to get TB3, fingerprint scanner

LG has updated its Gram lineup with bigger batteries, Thunderbolt 3, and fingerprint scanners. It's not clear yet whether a keyboard backlight has been added.
Lenovo Air 13 Pro launching as the IdeaPad 710S Plus in Europe

Lenovo Air 13 Pro launching as the IdeaPad 710S Plus in Europe

Lenovo's direct answer to the Xiaomi Mi Air will simply launch as an updated variant of the existing IdePad 710S with Kaby Lake options in tow.
Windows 10 devices based on Snapdragon SoCs are reportedly in development

Windows 10 devices based on Snapdragon SoCs are reportedly in development

The new Qualcomm Microsoft Alliance is rumored to be working diligently on Snapdragon 835-based Windows systems for a launch sometime in the second half of 2017.
The only physical changes seem to be the addition of an optional fingerprint scanner and Windows Hello camera. (Source: Dell)

XPS 15 9560 official: GTX 1050, Kaby Lake, fingerprint scanner, and Windows Hello

Dell has gone official with the XPS 15 9560, and it does not disappoint. Changes include a GTX 1050, Kaby Lake, fingerprint scanner, Windows Hello, and Killer Wi-Fi card. Thanks to the updated Pascal graphics, GPU-intensive tasks should run approximately 50% faster than the previous generation.
New Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air flyer, launch event scheduled for 23 December

New Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air might launch this week

The Mi Notebook Air model that is scheduled to come out on the 23rd of this month is expected to feature 4G connectivity, but most other details are still shady for the time being.
Samsung Notebook 9 Light Titan December 2016 update

Samsung updates the Notebook 9 lineup

This family of ultra-light Windows notebooks has just been updated and now features Intel Kaby Lake processors, a fingerprint sensor and support for Windows Hello, as well as USB Type-C and adaptive fast charging.
Lenovo's innovative Yoga Book caught the eye of many techies in 2016. (Source: Douglas Black/UltrabookReview)

Lenovo announces upcoming Chrome OS variant of popular Yoga Book

Lenovo has announced that a variant of the Yoga Book running Chrome OS is in the works and should be available mid-2017.
The GTX 1050 will bring 970m-level performance to both inexpensive and thin and light laptops. (Source: Nvidia)

Leaks suggest Kaby Lake quad-core and GTX 1050 notebooks may ship before new year

Laptops with Kaby Lake quad-core CPUs and Nvidia's GTX 1050 GPUs may start shipping as early as December 29th.
Asus hat started updating the Zenbook UX310 notebooks with Kaby Lake processors.

Asus: Zenbook UX310UA and UX310UQ are receiving Kaby Lake upgrades

Asus has started updating their Zenbook UX310 series with Kaby Lake processors. US pricing and availability has not been announced yet, but UX310UA and UX310UQ models have started appearing in Europe.
Acer Swift 7 SF713-51 Notebook Review

86% Acer Swift 7 SF713-51 Notebook Review

Slim, Slimmer, Acer Swift 7! The trend towards slimmer devices keeps going on. Acer has now created the slimmest notebook in the world: less than 10 mm (~0.4 in) thick. We will check to see how well the Kaby Lake dual-core SoC works in our review.
Intel Core i5-7Y54 | Intel HD Graphics 615 | 13.3" | 1.1 kg
Chuwi will launch their second notebook soon, the Lapbook 14.1

Chuwi will launch the LapBook 14.1 with Apollo Lake CPU for under $300

Chinese tablet manufacturer Chuwi is set to release their second notebook after the LapBook 15.6 at the end of December. Featuring a 14 inch display with small bezels and Apollo Lake processor, it will be available for less than $300.
The UX310UQ is a solid ultrabook with a dedicated GPU for light gaming. (Source: ASUS)

Asus refreshes the UX310 ultrabook with Kaby Lake

Asus's UX310 ultrabook has been updated to Kaby Lake. It packs a 7th generation Core i-series CPU, 2 GB Nvidia 940MX GPU, and both m.2 SATA and 2.5" storage in ...
Intel Core i5-7200U | NVIDIA GeForce 940MX | 14" | 1.9 kg
New security features, such as HP Sure Start, will be available in HP's upcoming EliteBook line and other HP devices. (Source: HP)

HP unveils new security features for commercial PCs

The new features are aimed to deter intrusions by protecting multiple layers of notebooks and PCs.
Lenovo: ThinkPad X1 Carbon with Kaby Lake leaked (Source: Benchlife)

Lenovo: ThinkPad X1 Carbon with Kaby Lake leaked

Business laptops (like ThinkPads) are still based on the older Skylake CPUs. Now, the top model of Lenovo´s upcoming Kaby Lake lineup has been leaked, the new X1 Carbon.

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Redaktion, 2013-05- 8 (Update: 2013-09-27)